(March 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com. Colors credit per Stan Goldberg.

Spaceship in My Barn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett ?
Job Number:
H-657

Synopsis:
A reporter is frustrated to meet alien visitors and fail to acquire pictures or evidence of any kind for their landing on Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

The Message (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-729

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bill Benson; J.B. White
Synopsis:
An unhappy foundry worker finds a message from a prisoner and rushes to help, finding that the message was merely a test of courage, and that his actions have gained him his dream job.
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Indexer Notes

Last page split with advertisement.

The Man Who Looked for Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-599

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A reporter seeks out a historical novelist who turns out to be immortal.

Indexer Notes

Credit and Job Number information from www.atlastales.com. It's possible that this might even be "signed" as the name on the Editor's door in the splash panel is "Joe O...".

The Fat Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Woromay
Inks:
Larry Woromay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-562

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A human-looking visitor from Saturn must eat enough to weigh 250 lbs otherwise he will float upwards in Earth's lighter gravity.

Indexer Notes

Credit and Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

Eve of Halloween! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-624

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A witch and her daughter go out riding on Halloween.
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Indexer Notes

Credit and Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

The Hypnotist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-619

Synopsis:
A boxer becomes champ under hypnosis.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014. Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Spaceship in My Barn
  3. 2. The Message
  4. 3. The Man Who Looked for Death!
  5. 4. The Fat Man!
  6. 5. Eve of Halloween!
  7. 6. The Hypnotist!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Thomas G. Lammers